Deals & Cases
ALPHA Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia) acquired Laboratoires DiepharmexOn June 11, 2019, ALPHA Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia), a platform among the European leaders in the self-medication (OTC) and self-care sectors, acquired Laboratoires Diepharmex SA, a Geneva based pharmaceutical manufacturer. With this strategic acquisition, ALPHA Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia) complements its products portfolio in the fields of hygiene and ear care with international brands Micro H and Audispray. Simmons & Simmons in Paris, with a multidisciplinary team led by partner Simonetta Giordano, acted as lead counsel to ALPHA Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia) in this transaction. Lenz & Staehelin advised ALPHA Healthgroup (Cooper and Vemedia) on all Swiss law matters (all contractual documents being also governed by Swiss law). The team included partners Andreas Rötheli (lead, Corporate and M&A) and Floran Ponce (Tax), as well as associates Sevan Antreasyan (IP, Healthcare), Prisca Cattaneo (Employment and Pensions), Didier Nsanzineza (Tax) and Federico Trabaldo Togna (Corporate and M&A).